The Romans

An exploration of ancient Rome through modern objects and their Roman equivalents.

Our new Digital Schools Sessions bring the museum to your classroom. Our free, live sessions are led by our team of Enablers and are broadcast using Microsoft Teams. Read our FAQs for further information about our sessions.


About the session


The Romans

Suitable for

Primary 3-4 classes


Tues 1 December 2020 (Fully booked)

Tues 8 December 2020 (Fully booked)


11:30–11:55, 13:30–13:55




Sessions are free of charge and are available to UK-based schools only.

By the end of the session, we will have

Have learned about what objects were used by the Romans and how they were used.

Have an understanding of the size and scope of the Roman Empire


Travel back in time to Roman Scotland with our team of Enablers. Your class will learn about life as a Roman by comparing modern objects to their ancient equivalents.  Were the Romans really that different to us? The Roman Empire continues to fascinate and intrigue us today with the evidence they left behind.

Curriculum links

I can investigate a Scottish historical theme to discover how past events or the actions of individuals or groups have shaped Scottish society. SOC 2-03a

I can compare and contrast a society in the past with my own and contribute to a discussion of the similarities and differences. SOC 2-04a

By exploring places, investigating artefacts and locating them in time, I have developed an awareness of the ways we remember and preserve Scotland’s history. SOC 1-02a

Bookings open

10am on Monday 26 October 2020

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